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Hanover Square 1866

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hanover Square, The Vestry of the Parish of Saint George]

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nature op nuisance complained of.

Drains obstructed or defective28
Leakage of offensive water2
Leakage of water, damp foundations7
Overflow of pipes, gutters, &c.
Cesspools1
Yards dirty, ill-paved, &c.6
Offensive effluvia7
Houses dirty and dilapidated43
No water supply2
Water-closets out of order4
Dung-heaps complained of14
Offensive urinal, or want of urinal2
Rubbish, dust, dead dogs, and stinking fish4
Offensive gullies, or obstructed1
Marine store dealers dirty, offensive1
Dead body unburied1
Live dogs3
Traps wanting3
Slaughter-houses complained of2
Stable drains obstructed4
Yard dirty, pavement out of repair
Leakage of gas from Company's main, &c.2
Cows kept in unlicensed house1
Dirty state of street1
Overcrowding1
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work done.

Houses cleansed in consequence of illness12
Houses cleansed and repaired11
Water-closets and soil-pipe3 repaired or cleansed1
Water laid on to closet1
Drains cleansed, repaired, &c.28
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